Oregon Experience

Preview: Murder on the Southern Pacific

Preview: Season 9 Episode 904 | 30s

On October 11, 1923, three brothers tried to rob a Southern Pacific train as it made its way over the Siskiyou Summit of Southern Oregon, sparking one of the nation's largest manhunts. Using rare images, historic film of the brothers and expert interviews, this program chronicles Oregon's most infamous train holdup, and examines the myths and mysteries still associated with the case.

Aired: 05/03/15

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.